[Bro-Dev] package manager progress

Matthias Vallentin vallentin at icir.org
Tue Jul 26 21:18:44 PDT 2016

> > I'm not 100% following. Isn't every package recorded as submodule?
> Every package within a package source is recorded as a git submodule
> and that recording happens at the time the package author registers
> their package with a source.  The bro-pkg client itself makes no
> changes to submodules.

Got it, thanks! Also, this page of the manual really helped me fill in
the missing pieces:


> [..] How about this description:
> “The ‘list’ command outputs a list of packages that match a given
> category”

Yep, my favorite so far!

> > maybe add an underscore, e.g., script_path and plugin_path?
> Yeah, can do that.  And maybe “dir” is more meaningful than “path”
> since the later may mean file or directory?

Also agreeing here.


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